Living in Hof and Münchberg

Housing Office

The Housing Office helps foreign guests to find suitable furnished accommodations in Hof or Münchberg. If you are coming from abroad to study or work here and need help in finding accommodations, please do not hesitate to contact us!

The Student Services Organisation (SWO) is our main provider of student housing. They run a dormitory in Hof and in Münchberg as well.

Besides the SWO you also can rent single rooms or shared flats on the private market.

It is advisable to search for an accommodation well in advance of your arrival!

Here you can find some general information about Housing.

Rooms of the Student Services Organisation (SWO)

The Student Service Organisation (SWO) runs two dorms in Hof and one in Münchberg.

Dormitories in Hof

Dormitory in Münchberg

Dormitory "AM SAALEPARK" in Hof

The dormitory consists of 11 buildings with 227 rooms in shared flats for 4 students or in single apartments. German and international students live under the same roof.

  • The rent is 240 - 245 euro per month, including all costs like electricity, water, heating and internet access. Security deposit: 370 euro.
  • The size of the rooms is about 10-18 m² and they have a small balcony. Each room has a private bathroom with a toilet, a shower and a wash hand basin. The rooms are furnished and can be locked.
  • In the kitchen there is a table with chairs, a cupboard, a fridge and a stove with 4 rings and an oven.
  • In each room there is cable internet connection but no telephone or TV.
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.
  • Rooms and kitchens have to be cleaned by the students.
  • You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and towels with you.
  • It is 5 minutes’ walk from the dorm to the town center; there is a direct bus connection to the campus; there is a supermarket next-door

Dormitory "Haus Waldstein" in Münchberg

The dormitory has 38 rooms in shared living units for 4 students or in single apartments. German and international students live under the same roof.

  • The rent is 150-160 euro per month, including all costs like electricity, water, heating, internet access. Security deposit: 240 euro.
  • Each living unit has one shared bathroom and kitchen for 3- 4 students.
  • The size of the rooms is about 10-12 m². The rooms are furnished and can be locked.
  • In the kitchen there is a table with chairs, a cupboard, a fridge and a stove with 4 rings and an oven.
  • Internet is not included in the rent.
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.
  • Rooms and kitchens have to be cleaned by the students.
  • You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and towel with you.
  • It is 5 minutes’ walk to the town center, and 15 minutes´ walk to the campus. Ther eis a supermarket next-door

Diakonie, BG and private flats

Besides the two dormitories of the Student Services Organization we can also offer a great many rooms from other providers such as the Diakonie and the BG.

Dormitories of the DIAKONIE: “Haus Ponte” and “Haus am Lorenzpark”

Both houses offer accommodation for young people in vocational training, supervised accommodation for young people and accommodation for our international students.   

  • All double and single rooms have a private bathroom with a toilet, a shower and a wash hand basin.
  • single room: 260 euro per month, double room: 180 euro per person per month.
  • The rent includes electricity, water, heating and internet access.
  • Security deposit: 500 euro (single room) / 360 euro (per person in a double room).   
  • The size of the furnished rooms is about 14 m² (single) to 23 m² (double).  The rooms can be locked. In each room there is a little fridge available.
  • Each room has TV and Wi-Fi Internet connection.
  • In the kitchen there are cupboards, a common fridge and a stove with 4 rings and an oven.   
  • In the houses of the “Diakonie” common rooms are available for all residents.   
  • Rooms have to be cleaned by the students. The kitchen has to be left clean and tidy each time after cooking.   
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.   
  • The Diakonie will provide you with bed linen, blanket and pillow.
  • It is 5 minutes’ walk to the town center. There is a bus connection to the campus. It takes only a few minutes to get to the railway station.

see: www.diakonie-am-campus.de/berufsbildungswerk/leben-wohnen-am-campus/studentenwohnen/

Private Dormitories

·         We have limited single rooms in private dormitories: Some rooms have a private bathroom and a kitchenette; the other rooms have a shared bathroom for 2-3 Person and a common kitchen for all tenants.

·         The rent is about 260 - 350 Euro/month, including electricity, water, heating. Security deposit : ca. 500-700 Euro

·         In the kitchen there are cupboards, a fridge and a stove.

·         Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.

·         You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and towel with you.

·         5 minutes to walk or by bus to the city centre, bus connection with not more than one change to the campus; the main railway is station also nearby.

Furnished rooms in BG flats, private apartment or private flat sharing

The BG offers furnished flats for 2 students with two separate single rooms. Direct bus connection to the campus. We also have a wide range of private shared flats for 2- or 3 students all over Hof. In a shared flat you will have a single room and you share the bathroom and the kitchen with the other tenants. We also have a limited number of furnished flats for only 1 person:

·           The kitchen provides you some basic kitchen utensils but you should bring a complete bedding and towel with you.

·           In shared flat is the rental is ca 180-300 Euro/month/person excluding all costs for energy.

·           In other shared flats is the rental is ca 250-380 Euro/month/person including the heating and water but not the electricity and internet.

·           The price for a single apartment is higher.

·           The rental varies from flat to flat. The security deposit amounts usually 2 monthly rents.

·           You will get an individual offer from the Housing Office with exact details.

More offers

Borbala Thurnay | University of Applied Science Hof

Borbala Thurnay

Facility Management
Housing Office

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 018
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3177
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3177
E-Mail: borbala.thurnayhof-university.LÖSCHEN.de

 

Approach

Campus Hof

Alfons-Goppel-Platz-1
95028 Hof

Campus Münchberg

Kulmbacher Str. 76
95213 Münchberg